Chris Torney

Chris Torney

Specialising in business and personal finance, Chris was most recently the personal finance editor on the Daily Express. He now works as a freelance writer for a wide range of business and finance publications.


Latest Articles from Chris

There’s a limit to the amount of money that can be held in a pension while benefitting from tax relief on contributions
Money

The pension lifetime allowance

Will you have to pay tax on your pension fund?

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If your spouse or civil partner dies, you could be entitled to money from the state
Money

Widow's pension and bereavement allowance

A guide to the benefits you might be eligible for if your spouse or partner dies.

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Venturer EliteWin 11KT 2-in1- Mini Windows Notebook
Technology

4 great value notebook computers

Want the convenience of a tablet but miss using a keyboard?

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The Government has said it will not make any concessions for women who have to wait longer for their state pension than they expected
Money

Women's pension age campaign suffers setback

The Government has said it will not make any concessions.

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Gifting property is a very complicated process and is fraught with potential pitfalls
Money

Guide to gifting property and tax

Things to consider before giving a property or signing your house over to your children.

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A pile of pound coins to represent the different types of ISA
Money

What are the 7 types of ISA available?

When it comes to saving into an ISA, there has never been so much choice.

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The most commonly used definition is that tax avoidance is legal while evasion is not
Money

Tax avoidance or evasion?

We explain the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance.

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Over the last couple of decades, final-salary schemes have become increasingly scarce and today very few employers provide them
Money

How do final salary pensions work?

What's the difference between a final salary pension and a career average pension?

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Whether you move to a retirement village or into a residential care home, it will have an impact on the legacy you are able to leave to your family
Money

Can you inherit a retirement village property?

How will buying a retirement village property affect your legacy?

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